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1. Various disorders of arteries, particularly hardening due to fibrosis or calcium deposition, often used as a synonym for atherosclerosis.
2. The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time.
3. A common arterial disease in which raised areas of degeneration and cholesterol plaques form on the inner surfaces of the arteries obstructing blood flow.
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